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Hardcover Making of the Irish Poor Law Hb Book

ISBN: 0719076498

ISBN13: 9780719076497

Making of the Irish Poor Law Hb

The making of the Irish poor law, 1815-43 examines the debates preceding and surrounding the 1838 act on the nature of Irish poverty and the responsibilities of society towards it. It traces the various campaigns for a poor law from the later eighteenth century. The nature and internal frictions of the great Irish poor inquiry of 1833-36 are analysed, along with the policy recommendations made by its chair, Archbishop Whately. It considers the aims...


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